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8 Things to Do in Durham Before 2019

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Nov 30, 2018 11:48:59 AM

Although 2019 is swiftly approaching, there are still plenty of events for all ages to enjoy in Durham before the end of the year. Folks tall and small can tell Santa exactly what’s on their Christmas lists, while holiday parties, seasonal performances, and cultural celebrations abound in the final days of December.

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Topics: Events, holiday season

Your Local Gift Guide: 29 Bull City Gifts Under $25

Posted by Katelyn Belch on Nov 29, 2018 3:34:51 PM

The Durham retail shopping scene offers a fascinating array of unique finds, locally-made items and world-recognized brands. 

Discover Durham connected with Katelyn Belch, owner of Best of the Bull, to bring you her carefully curated list of  incredible Durham finds for the 2018 holiday season. Her post below showcases a unique selection of items available both in Durham independently-owned retail stores and online shops, including some hidden gems you may not have explored before!

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Topics: Shopping, holiday season, gift ideas

6 Family-Friendly Ways To Enjoy The Durham Holiday Season

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Nov 19, 2018 4:01:47 PM

Durham is the perfect place to make special memories with the whole family during "the most wonderful time of the year." Kids from one to 92 can savor the 2018 holiday season and experience days packed with fun festivals, activities, and of course – plenty of lights.

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Topics: Kids & Families, holiday season, holidays, family, families, family events, kid-friendly

An Out-Of-The-Box Durham Retail Guide

Posted by DCVB Staff on Oct 26, 2018 11:33:27 AM

Gone are the predictable days when weird socks, only marginally fragrant candles, and scratchy scarves sufficed as gifts when winter was underway. We've put together an out-of-the-box guide to gift giving in Durham to help you do better.

This holiday season, try gifting one-of-a-kind Durham experiences. Durham’s collection of unique classes, events, and performances as well as hotels, entertainment venues, and restaurants will help you find a truly creative gift for your family and friends. What's more, local entrepreneurs have created online stores of Durham-made products that you can purchase from the comfort of your own home. Read on for some truly unique shopping  ideas!

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Topics: Shopping, holiday season

Celebrate Kwanzaa in Durham

Posted by Heather Darnell on Dec 27, 2017 10:18:28 AM

Durham, NC is one of the best places to celebrate Kwanzaa this holiday season. With Durham’s rich African American heritage and history, it’s no surprise that there are several community-wide Kwanzaa events to attend during this seven-day holiday. Check out these Kwanzaa end-of-year events in Durham, NC for things to do:

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Topics: History, Events, holiday season, family-friendly

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Read on for everything you need to know about events and things to do in Durham, NC. Check back regularly for new photos, lists, and guides, so you can explore Durham like a local.

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